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Per Diem Radiology Technician - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

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742556 Per Diem Radiology Technician Southwest Medical Las Vegas NV

Per Diem Radiology Technician - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV (742556)

Position Description

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?  Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)


Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area. 

Primary Responsibilities:  
  • Following Physician's orders, produces x-ray images per departmental protocol for the use in diagnosing medical problems. Is able to verify all orders and makes appropriate communications and changes as necessary per department protocols
  • Follows customer service protocols with internal / external staffs, Teamwork. Greets, and prepares correctly identified patient for examination. Verifies correct exam and provider information with the patient and makes the appropriate communications as necessary. Explains specific procedures to be performed in appropriate confidential areas
  • Accurately maintains patient's imaging records utilizing the radiology information systems, (R.I.S.), Touch Works (All scripts), and PACS / Synapse application in accordance to HIPAA, and established SMA guidelines, Policies and procedures as necessary and appropriate for their work. Makes appropriate communication to appropriate persons as necessary
  • Ensures correct processing of images utilizing the x-ray equipment and examines images for technical quality, diagnostic acceptability following the department Quality Assurance guidelines and Technologist Quality guidelines
  • Maintains radiology equipment calling for service as necessary and makes appropriate communication. Maintains work area in a neat / clean order. Assist and maintains adequate supplies in the area
  • Prepares copies of images, preliminary reports, and follows the department protocol of releasing copies of images
  • Follows all safety standards and work practices in the work place. Uses radiation safety and practices when operating radiologic equipment that emits radiation
  • Maintains attendance with work schedules. May also be assigned to other modalities provided incumbent is trained passing department competencies, certified or licensed in those modalities. May also be assigned to other sites, shifts, and dates based on operational needs
  • Will comply with annual mandatory Fit testing, TB testing as a job requirement. Maintain mandatory web courses as assigned. Maintain licensures and certificates
  • Working conditions may include: exposure to hazardous materials, heavy lifting, normal office environment, etc.
  • Exposure to radiation, risk of exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. Rotates within Radiology department to include shifts, other site locations, and have reliable transportation is required
Required Qualifications:
  • High school education or GED 
  • Graduate of an approved AMA Radiologic Technology program
  • Access to reliable transportation that will allow you to visit other client sites as needed
  • Current ARRT(R) certification
  • Current CPR certification
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in an acute care hospital setting
  • RIS and PACS
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Per Diem, Radiology Technologist, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number742556
  • Job TitlePer Diem Radiology Technician - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusTemporary
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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